When I started blogging, I would spend more time on brand name and blog theme than the real business of publishing and promoting articles. Why was this?
Because naming or branding is hard (Forbes), most especially when you’re a newbie or starting afresh. I mean, as a beginner, you care 100% about what others will think of your brand name, website, theme, text, and so, that sense of perfection keeps you procrastinating, and when already tired, you are like, I am done! I will choose whatever and later change it after all Facebook changed from "TheFacebook" in 2004.
As already established that coming up with unique business name ideas for a product, company or domain can be a real challenge, in this guide, you will find top websites where you can find the right name that will spark your imagination, and of course, that is short and memorable to stand out fast.
These sites will help you find a good name by inventing new words as most of them partner with some top companies to help you ensure your brand is consistent and easy to find across the internet. Let’s get started.
Here are 5 business name generating tools to use for your small, medium, and large businesses.
Domainr is a popular free business and domain name generator that helps entrepreneurs see and purchase available business names.
Based in San Francisco as a SaaS, and duly accredited by ICANN, Domainr helps you brainstorm directly into your product using its API.
What is most unique about the tool is that it surfaces relevant top-level domains thereby helping your customers find the perfect name—even if the alternate TLDs are taken.
Going on, once you’ve found the perfect domain, you can go ahead and register it at your favorite registrar and start building.
Also, the tool is mobile-friendly as it offers applications for both iOS and Android users.
To get started with Domainr, go to the site and click on “Search All Domains”.
From the next screen, go ahead and search for an appropriate and available name for your business.
Whether you want to name your online school, podcast, webinar, or see if your desired username or vanity URL is still available at dozens of popular Social Networking and Social Bookmarking websites, Namechk has got you covered.
Founded in 2009 and waxing strong today, Namechk remains a free username and domain search tool for you to search for your desired username across hundreds of social networks and domain extensions - all at once.
With the unique ability to check out usernames across hundreds of social networks, it helps you to easily promote your brand consistently by registering a username that is still available on the majority of the most popular sites.
To get started with it, all you need to do is enter a preferred name or choose first the “Top Level Domain” you want to use and search from there.
Kindly note that while searching for the available business names, Green means - available. Dimmed means - unavailable. Yellow - invalid. Red - errors (with us or them).
The good thing is that you can always “Mouse over” blocks for more info when dissatisfied.
When it comes to seeing the available and choosing a memorable name for your offline or online business, Wordoid makes it practically simple.
With the ability to create pronounceable and brandable made-up names which make your business name truly stand out, Wordoid generator helps you with naming your product, company, domain, and more.
To get started with Wordoid, you will have to first select your preferred language as available – English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Next, you can set your word quality to High, Medium, and Low. Also, you select the “Pattern, Length, and the Domain name.
And if satisfied already with the results, you go ahead and select a preferred name register.
Lean-Domain-Search is where you go to find a great available domain name for your website in seconds.
Owned by the same company as Jetpack and WordPress, when you go to the site, it is clean and sleek.
All you have to do to generate a virgin domain and Business name is to click on “Domain Name Generator “and Try typing in a search term.
Alternatively, you can enter a brand new name on the homepage space to build a business name.
Another business name generator to use for branding and searching business names is the add-on tool by Shopify.
Free and sleek for all users, all you need to do is enter a query you want to search for and check out all the available domains and extensions.
For instance, let’s say I want to check out a business name with the prefix “HO”. When entered, the Shopify generator found 100 business names containing “Ho” which means, I could on and select my preferred brand name.
Sidenote: some of the names found are: “Voice Ho”, “Ho Pop”, Ho Jam” etc.
When going for a brand or business name, please don’t and never infringe on other brands' trademarks because, if you do and you are caught, you will spend some cents in the lawsuit.
In simple terms, do not buy a sub-domain or related domain name that has the name of another brand. For instance, buying a domain name like “PayPalSolutions” simply because it is available.
This is a non-professional way to do business and you may land into trouble.
All in all, strive to create your unique brand and build it going forward.
There you have it. 5 company name suggestions tools for both entrepreneurs and startups to create a business name and claim the domain in seconds.
Over to you.
Which of the above name generators do you prefer?